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Page 312 - Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth : therefore let thy words be few.
Page 31 - Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession. And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you to inherit them for a possession ; they shall be your bondmen for ever : but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.
Page 160 - That, when we shall have served thee in our generation, we may be gathered unto our fathers, having the testimony of a good conscience ; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favour with thee our God, and in perfect charity with the world.
Page 41 - October, 1701, a petition was presented to that body, signed by many ministers and others, which stated " that from a sincere regard to and zeal for upholding the Protestant religion by a succession of learned and orthodox men, they had proposed that a Collegiate school should be erected in this Colony, wherein youths should be instructed in all parts of learning to qualify them for public employments in Church and Civil State...
Page 204 - I look upon him to be one of the most valuable men upon earth ; he has. joined to an ardent sense of religion, solid learning, consummate prudence, great candour and sweetness of temper; and a certain nobleness of soul, capable of contriving and acting the greatest things, without seeming to be conscious of having done them.
Page 278 - Chudleigh's. There was a concert for prince Edward's birth-day, and at three a vast cold collation, and all the town. The house is not fine, nor in good taste, but loaded with finery.
Page 44 - Whereas it was the glorious publick Design of our now Blessed Fathers, in their Remove from Europe into these Parts of America, both to plant, and (under the Divine Blessing) to propagate in this Wilderness the blessed reformed Protestant Religion, in the Purity of its Order and Worship...
Page 314 - In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
Page 59 - I suppose," says President Woolsey, speaking of this event in the Historical Discourse delivered on occasion of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Institution, "that greater alarm would scarcely be awakened now, if the Theological Faculty of the College were to declare for the Church of Rome, avow their belief in Transubstantiation, and pray to the Virgin Mary.